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Chicago's highways, old and new, from Indian trail to motor road (1923)

Author: Quaife, Milo Milton, 1880-1959
Subject: Roads; Roads
Publisher: Chicago, D.F. Keller & Co.
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: English
Digitizing sponsor: Internet Archive
Book contributor: Prelinger Library
Collection: prelinger_library; additional_collections; americana
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"A guide to the chief points of historical interest within a day's journey of Chicago": p. 217-265

The birth of a metropolis. -- The road to Chicago. -- The Vincennes Trace. -- The road to Ottawa and the Southwest. -- The thoroughfares to the lead mines. -- The Green Bay Road. -- The plank road era. -- The commerce of the prairies. -- Stage coaches and travel. -- Taverns and tavern life. -- Dangers of the highway. -- A bridal tour in pioneer Illinois. -- Appendix: Guide to the chief points of historical interest within a day's journey of Chicago

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